Opinions

Found 12 thoughts of opinions

Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.

Mark Twain

You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.

Plato

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.

Virginia Woolf

Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making.

John Milton

When men exercise their reason coolly and freely on a variety of distinct questions, they inevitably fall into different opinions on some of them. When they are governed by a common passion, their opinions, if they are to be called, will be the same.

Alexander Hamilton

Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption.

Mark Twain

Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth.

Charles A. Dana

I have opinions of my own -- strong opinions -- but I don't always agree with them.

George Bush

I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.

Bertrand Russell

It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener.

Ayn Rand

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

You get fifteen democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions.

Senator Patrick Leahy